Professor Buxing Han has been awarded the prestigious honour of Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Academician is a lifelong honour and the highest academic title given to Chinese scientists and experts working in scientific and technological fields. Professor Han has received this award for his contribution to the chemical sciences; his research interests include the chemical thermodynamics of green solvent systems and applications of green solvents in chemical reactions and material synthesis. We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate him on this great achievement.
Professor Han has also taken on the role of Associate Editor for Green Chemistry from 2014, handling submissions in the areas of green solvents, CO2 and biomass conversion. He joins Professor C.-J. Li and our experienced in-house Editorial team in handling submissions to the Journal. We welcome him to this new role.